Sweden at the
1984 Summer Olympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IOC codeSWE
NOCSwedish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.sok.se (in Swedish and English)
in Los Angeles
Competitors174 (131 men and 43 women) in 19 sports
Flag bearer Hans Svensson
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
2
Silver
11
Bronze
6
Total
19
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Sweden competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, United States. 174 competitors, 131 men and 43 women, took part in 138 events in 19 sports.[1]

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Archery

Main article: Archery at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Göran Bjerendal, a veteran of the 1980 Summer Olympics, became the second Swedish archer to place in the top eight and the first since 1972.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Men's Competition

Men's 400 metres

  • Heat — 47.77 (→ did not advance)

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Heat — 13:44.45
  • Semifinals — 13:29.72
  • Final — 13:41.64 (→ 12th place)

Men's Marathon

Men's 50 km Walk

  • Final — 3:53:19 (→
    Silver medal.svg
    Silver Medal)
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.24m
  • Final — 2.33m (→
    Silver medal.svg
    Silver Medal)
  • Qualification — 2.21m (→ did not advance)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Qualification — 15.97m (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 81.06m
  • Final — 83.72m (→
    Bronze medal.svg
    Bronze Medal)

Men's Shot Put

  • Qualifying Round — 19.94 m
  • Final — 19.81 m (→ 7th place)
  • Qualifying Round — 18.28 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Final — 63.22m (→ 8th place)

Men's Pole Vault

  • Qualifying Round — no mark (→ did not advance)
Women's Competition

Women's 1,500 metres

  • Heat — 4:16.48 (→ did not advance)

Women's 3,000 metres

  • Heat — 9.06.54 (→ did not advance)

Women's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat — 55.75
  • Semifinal — 55.17
  • Final — 55.43 (→ 5th place)

Women's Marathon

  • Final — 2:36:41 (→ 18th place)

Women's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 6.16 m (→ did not advance, 14th place)

Women's Heptathlon

  • Final Result — 5985 points (→ 12th place)
  • Final Result — 5908 points (→ 14th place)

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Men's Lightweight

Men's Light-Welterweight

Men's Welterweight

Men's Light-Middleweight

Men's Light-Heavyweight

Men's Heavyweight

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Eleven cyclists, seven men and four women, represented Sweden in 1984.

Men's individual road race
Team time trial
Women's individual road race

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Equestrianism

Main article: Equestrian at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Six fencers, five men and one woman, represented Sweden in 1984.

Men's épée
Men's team épée
Women's foil

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Handball

Main article: Handball at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Summary

Key:

Team Event Group Stage Final / BM / Pl.
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Rank
Sweden men's Men's tournament  South Korea
W 36–23
 United States
W 21–18
 West Germany
L 17–18
 Denmark
L 19–26
 Spain
W 26–25
3 Q  Iceland
W 26–24
5
Men's Team Competition
  • Defeated South Korea (36:23)
  • Defeated United States (21:18)
  • Lost to West Germany (17:18)
  • Lost to Denmark (19:26)
  • Defeated Spain (26:25)
  • 5th/6th place: Defeated Iceland (26:24) → 5th place

Judo

Main article: Judo at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Three male modern pentathletes represented Sweden in 1984. Svante Rasmuson won a silver medal in the individual event.

Individual
Team

Rhythmic gymnastics

Main article: Rhythmic gymnastics at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Men's Competition

Men's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 50.57
  • Final — 50.31 (→
    Med 3.png
    Bronze Medal)
  • Heat — 51.19
  • B-Final — 51.64 (→ 13th place)

Men's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 1:51.70
  • B-Final — 1:52.44 (→ 12th place)
  • Heat — 1:51.76
  • B-Final — 1:53.63 (→ 16th place)

Men's 400m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:00.26 (→ did not advance, 21st place)
  • Heat — 4:03.07 (→ did not advance, 23rd place)

Men's 1500m Freestyle

  • Heat — 16:11.38 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 57.66
  • Final — 57.34 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat — 58.39
  • B-Final — 58.31 (→ 13th place)

Men's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:05.85
  • B-Final — 2:05.02 (→ 11th place)
  • Heat — 2:06.50 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 100m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:04.95
  • B-Final — 1:05.66 (→ 16th place)

Men's 100m Butterfly

  • Heat — 54.67
  • Final — 55.14 (→ 8th place)

Men's 200m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:03.81 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:07.56
  • B-Final — 2:11.79 (→ 16th place)
  • Heat — 2:08.35 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Men's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:32.93
  • B-Final — 4:27.95 (→ 9th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:23.86
  • Final — 3:22.69 (→
    Med 3.png
    Bronze Medal)

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 7:28.60
  • Final — 7:26.53 (→ 6th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:49.76
  • Final — 3:47.13 (→ 5th place)
Women's Competition

Women's 100m Freestyle

  • Heat — 58.43
  • B-Final — 58.08 (→ 15th place)
  • Heat — 58.22
  • B-Final — 58.12 (→ 16th place)

Women's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — 2:04.60
  • B-Final — 2:03.85 (→ 12th place)

Women's 200m Freestyle

  • Heat — DNS (→ did not advance)

Women's 400m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:18.28
  • B-Final — 4:17.55 (→ 11th place)

Women's 800m Freestyle

  • Heat — 8:50.80 (→ did not advance, 9th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:52.27
  • Final — 3:51.24 (→ 7th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 4:17.65
  • Final — DSQ (→ no ranking)

Women's 100m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:06.09 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Women's 200m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:19.73
  • B-Final — 2:19.37 (→ 15th place)

Women's 200m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:21.70
  • B-Final — 2:21.54 (→ 12th place)
  • Heat — 2:22.87 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Women's 400m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:55.10
  • B-Final — 4:53.25 (→ 10th place)

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1984 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Sweden at the 1984 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2011-05-14.